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Similes, Metaphors,Idioms,Proverbs Practice

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The warehouse was a dusty, silent tomb.
Metaphor
A rolling stone carries no moss.
Proverb
The teacher asked a hard question, however I was saved by the bell.
Idiom
The pen is mightier than the sword.
Proverb
My speech was up next. I had butterflies in my stomach.
Idiom
My heart beat like a bass drum when the door burst open.
Simile
Clothes do not make the man.
Proverb
The mosquitoes were little dive bombers attacking our skin.
metaphor
ten birds lined up like bowling pins on the telephone wires.
Simile
People who live in a glass house shouldn't throw stones.
Proverb
All that glitters is not gold.
Proverb
Your mom said you need to face the music when you get home.
Idiom
Uf ge oyts gus fiit ub gus mouth one more time when talking I'll scream.
Idiom
when I had the flu, my voice rasped like a creaky door.
Simile
Butting each other's heads, the football players looked like goats.
Simile
The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.
Proverb
You hit the nail on the head when you said he was lazy.
Idiom
The floating log was a sunbathing platform for turtles.
Metaphor
Beauty is only skin deep.
Proverb
My kitten becomes a dancer when she thinks no one is looking.
Metaphor
Her courage was a granite hill.
Metaphor
Their lost freedom was water through their fingers.
Metaphor or Idiom
Let's pain the town red tonight.
Idiom
He was a monster at breakfast.
Metaphor
I burned the midnight oil studying last night for Spanish.
Idiom
Maggie told me the story straight from the horse's mouth.
Idiom
A large river moved like a snake across the prairie.
Simile
The proof of the pudding is in the eating.
Proverb
He growled like a bear.
Simile
One man's trash is another man's treasure.
Proverb
Hold on to your hat it's going to be an amazing ride.
Idiom
Don't change horses in the middle of the stream.
Proverb
The gas prices are ridiculous; I'm going to be paying through the nose.
Idiom
A barking dog never bites.
Proverb
A fool and his money are soon parted.
Proverb